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Julie has a background in physical activity instruction. She joined the Unit in 1999 as Research Support Officer to Professor Ann Louise Kinmonth, the first Cambridge Chair of General Practice.Julie became a Research Assistant in 2001 and was involved in recruitment/retention for the Cambridge University Diabetes Trials Portfolio, providing and sustaining the communications interface between study participants for follow-up measures. Julie graduated in 2004; her specific interest being Participation in clinical research: factors influencing recruitment of healthy participants for disease prevention studies.Julie has been providing PA/Research Assistance to the current Professor of General Practice Simon Griffin since 2013.
Guo, V. Y., Brage, S., Ekelund, U., Griffin, S. J., Simmons, R. K., & ADDITION-Plus study team. (2016). Objectively measured sedentary time, physical activity and kidney function in people with recently diagnosed Type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort analysis.. Diabet Med, 33(9), 1222-1229. doi:10.1111/dme.12886
Griffin, S. J., Simmons, R. K., Williams, K. M., Prevost, A. T., Hardeman, W., Grant, J., . . . ADDITION-Plus study team. (2011). Protocol for the ADDITION-Plus study: a randomised controlled trial of an individually-tailored behaviour change intervention among people with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes under intensive UK general practice care.. BMC Public Health, 11, 211. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-211
Graffy, J., Grant, J., Williams, K., Cohn, S., Macbay, S., Griffin, S., & Kinmonth, A. L. (2010). More than measurement: practice team experiences of screening for type 2 diabetes.. Fam Pract, 27(4), 386-394. doi:10.1093/fampra/cmq022
Griffin, S. J., Kinmonth, A. -L., Veltman, M. W. M., Gillard, S., Grant, J., & Stewart, M. (2004). Effect on health-related outcomes of interventions to alter the interaction between patients and practitioners: a systematic review of trials.. Ann Fam Med, 2(6), 595-608. doi:10.1370/afm.142